Instant soup responsible for 1 of every 5 child burns, new study finds

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WTNH – A warning for parents if your family likes ramen noodles and instant soup.

They are responsible for one out of every five childhood scald burns, especially if they are microwaved.

Scald burns are caused by liquid or steam, rather than dry heat, and can sometimes require hospitalization or surgery.

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The scientists found that 21-point-five-percent of scald burns in children were caused by microwaving instant soup and ramen.

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